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Avantasia’s Tobias Sammet – “heavy metal and Rock n’ Roll is not about making sense”

Posted by on January 31, 2019

Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow will be released on February 15th via Nuclear Blast (pre-order here). The record is the follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights, which brought the heavy metal project to North America for the first time. We spoke to Sammet on the upcoming record, touring plans, dissect a few songs, and more. […]

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Avantasia premiere “Moonglow” lyric video

Posted by on January 25, 2019

We are three weeks away until Avantasia’s new album Moonglow arrives on February 15th via Nuclear Blast. We’ve already heard the eleven minute single “The Raven Child,” and today (25th), the Tobias Sammet (Edguy) project has unveiled the titled track “Moonglow.” Surprisingly, the song is under four months long. However, as expected, the track is […]

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Avantasia premiere “The Raven Child” lyric video

Posted by on December 14, 2018

Yes! Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has unveiled an epic new song, “The Raven Child.” The track is over eleven minutes long and features guest vocals by Blind Guardian’s Hansi Kürsch and Jørn Lande (ex-Masterplan). What can we say? It’s somewhat unexpecting to hear this as the first single from the upcoming album Moonglow, which will […]

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Avantasia premiere first song trailer for upcoming ‘Moonglow’ album

Posted by on December 7, 2018

The release date for Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow has been pushed to February 15th, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. Today (7th) Avantasia has revealed the first song trailer. Sammett expressed his excitement: “I really can’t wait to unleash Moonglow. First reactions by press and friends are the most enthusiastic comments I have ever […]

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Avantasia announce North American 2019 tour dates

Posted by on November 30, 2018

On February 1st, 2019, Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow will be released via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate the follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights’ arrival, Avantasia will return to North America next spring for select dates. Tour Dates: 05/17 San Jose, CA @ City National Civic Of San Jose 05/19 Anaheim, CA @ City National […]

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Avantasia reveal details on new ‘Moonglow’ album

Posted by on October 13, 2018

Edguy frontman Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has announced the new album Moonglow will be released on February 1, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights features a number of guest musicians including the return of Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Jørn Lande (Masterplan), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Geoff Tate (Queensryche), Michael Kiske (Helloween), Bob […]

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Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project to release ‘Moonglow’ in January 2019

Posted by on May 3, 2018

Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has announced that the next album Moonglow will be released in January 2019. Considering 2016’s Ghostlights was one of the best albums of the year as well as him having brought the project to North America for the first time, we have high expectations for hearing the new record and perhaps […]

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Edguy to celebrate 25th anniversary with ‘Monuments’ package

Posted by on March 13, 2017

It is time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary for German power metallers Edguy and the 20-year Anniversary of their 1997 debut Kingdom of Madness. It wasn’t too long ago when frontman Tobias Sammet hinted at this while reflecting on his Avantasia project. Today, the band unveiled the upcoming monstrous release of Monuments, out July 14. The […]

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Tobias Sammet reflects on Avantasia and hints at Edguy 25th anniversary celebration

Posted by on March 1, 2017

2016 was a big year for Tobias Sammet’s project Avantasia. The German supergroup released one of the best albums of 2016 with Ghostlights and performed for the first time in North America. Those that have been there since 2001’s The Metal Opera, know how important it was to attend their selected worldwide tour dates. After […]

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Ayreon reveals new track from ‘The Source’

Posted by on January 26, 2017

  Arjen Lucassen’s project Ayreon is like no other. He goes beyond his imagination and musical exploration, making each album a brand new progressive exploration. It’s been going on four years since 2013’s The Theory of Everything and now, his next anticipated masterpiece, The Source will be available on April 28 via new label Mascot […]

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